Two years ago, Carolyn Beans thought she had what it took to coax a bounty out of her tiny urban garden. She was wrong.
Hens can live up to ten years but they only lay eggs for about five. That’s when most birds end up on the chopping block. But in cities, it’s more complicated.
What should potential chicken farmers know before venturing to raise them?
New York City throws 1.2 million tons of food waste into landfills every year. Mayor Bloomberg hopes the city's new composting program will change that.